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Gerald Albright to Lead Carson’s Jazz Festival Line-up on October 1

Grammy-Award nominee Saxophonist and Bass Player, Gerald Albright, will headline for Carson’s End-of-Summer Jazz Festival scheduled on October 1.

The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Anderson Park, located at 19101 S. Wilmington Ave. in Carson. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

Limited VIP seating is also available for $50 per person. To make reservations, please call Anderson Park Monday-Friday between 3pm-8pm; Saturday-Sunday 12pm-4pm.The festival will also feature a wide variety of food, crafts and display booths, a children’s play area, and stage activities.

One of the longest running events in Carson, the jazz festival draws a huge crowd from all over the South Bay each year, previous topbilled performers included Barbara Morrison, Kenny Lattimore, Loose Ends, Angela Bofill, Ronnie Laws, and many other big names in the jazz music industry.

“The City Council continues to support one of Carson’s longest running events in Carson that draw a huge crowd from all over Southern California. I’m so proud that numerous community volunteers participate to ensure its success annually,” said Carson Mayor Lula Davis-Holmes.

Other performers include Julian Vaughn, Saxophonist Donald Hayes, CSUDH Jazz Band and former lead singer of the Gap Band, Gavyn Rhone.

The Jazz Festival is a co-hosted event by the Carson Citizens Cultural Arts Foundation and the City of Carson.

For more information on the event, please call Parks and Recreation at (310) 847-3570.

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